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James Edward JOHNSON

Regimental number1725
Place of birthNeerim, Victoria
SchoolNeerim State School,Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMoore Park, Neerim Junction, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr Joseph Johnson, Moore Park, Neerim Junction, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood,Belgium
Age at death29.4
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row G, Grave No. 8A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and B. JOHNSON, Neerim Junction, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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